National Education Policy
13 Mar 2021
Studying mathematics and physics in Class-12 would no longer be mandatory for students wishing to join engineering courses, according to new guidelines in All India Council for Technical Education's (AICTE) Approval Process Handbook for 2021-22.
01 Feb 2021
In her annual Budget speech, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of education-related measures, like setting up a Central University in Leh and the establishment of 100 new Sainik schools.
29 Nov 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 71st edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.
30 Aug 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 68th episode of his radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.
26 Aug 2020
On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.
10 Aug 2020
With a tweet on Sunday, Lok Sabha MP from Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, Kanimozhi sparked a heated conversation surrounding language and attempted to slam the BJP-led Centre for imposing Hindi across the nation.
03 Aug 2020
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday rejected the three-language policy as mentioned in the new National Education Policy (NEP).
31 Jul 2020
A virtual meeting of Congress parliamentarians on Thursday turned into a war of words between leaders, said to be close to ex-party President Rahul Gandhi, and the ministers of UPA-II, who worked under former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, multiple reports said.
30 Jul 2020
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday praised the new National Education Policy (NEP) but emphasized on certain issues with the policy.
29 Jul 2020
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the new National Education Policy (NEP). The Ministry of Human Resource Development has also been renamed the Ministry of Education.
16 Sep 2019
Mere days after Home Minister Amit Shah's push to make Hindi India's national language, actor and politician Kamal Haasan has come out in opposition of his comments.
14 Sep 2019
On the occasion of Hindi Diwas, Union Home Minister Amit Shah pushed for Hindi to be designated India's national language.
05 Jun 2019
Who would have thought that languages, of which there is no dearth in India, would become BJP 2.0's first controversy?
31 May 2019
A day after taking oath for his second term as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi allocated portfolios to the newly sworn-in members of the Union Council of Ministers.
10 Jan 2019
Hours after reports stated that the New Education Policy (NEP) draft contained a provision for making Hindi compulsory in all schools till Class 8, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar dismissed such claims, calling these reports 'mischievous'.
08 Jul 2018
The K Kasturirangan Committee tasked with drafting a new education policy has got a third extension from HRD Ministry to give final shape to the draft.
27 Jun 2017
The HRD Ministry has formed a nine-member panel to work on a New Education Policy to transform school and higher education.